Nip & tuck buys

Best for... enhancing
Best for… Bumps
Best for…sculpting
Best for… streamlined legs
Best for… Slimmer arms
Best for...a svelte silhouette
Best for… thinner thighs
Best for… Back smoothing
Best for… clinching waists
Best for… teaming with other underwear
Best for... enhancing Best for… Bumps Best for…sculpting Best for… streamlined legs Best for… Slimmer arms Best for...a svelte silhouette Best for… thinner thighs Best for… Back smoothing Best for… clinching waists Best for… teaming with other underwear
By Amy Hopkinson December 19, 2012
Shape Sensation Underwired Bra (£36) & Skirt (£42), triumph.com/uk
Natural \'Mama\' Spanx, WAS £34 NOW £27, Debenhams.co.uk
Maidenform Easy Up Strapless Body, £46, Next
Lyssé Tummy Control Leggings, £45, John Lewis
Trinny & Susannah The Magic Top, £58, Figleaves.co.uk
Trust Your Thinstincts Tank Full Slip, £109, spanx.co.uk
Power Panties, £32, spanx.co.uk
Back Smoothing Bra (sizes 34-38 B-DD and 40C-DD) , £10, Sainsbury’s stores nationwide
Miraclesuit Control Lingerie Waist Cincher, £33.95, rigbyandpeller.co.uk
Chantelle Open Bust Corselette, £55, Figleaves.co.uk
If a slew of social events has already left you feeling less than sexy, but the thought of borrowing from Bridget Jones is less than appealing (we hear you), don't worry you're not alone. Control underwear is far from alluring: big, beige and more like something you'd find on a construction site rather than in your undies drawer; however the benefits reaped from slipping on thigh-thinning, stomach flattening, back-fat busting and waist-clinching undergarms can restore your body confidence in no time (we promise). So with Christmas only days away and New Year's Eve close behind, Glam's picked out the buys we believe to truly slim and smooth - and breath... How do you restore your confidence? Tweet @GlamUK and we'll retweet our faves.
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